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American English: /dəmp/
British English: /dʌmp/

Translation of dump in Spanish:


  • 3 (Computing)
    dump (masculine)
    vuelco (masculine) de memoria
    volcado (masculine) de memoria
    Example sentences
    • Attempts to track keystrokes and transfer graphics buffer memory contents are bypassed, he said, and it will be a lot more difficult to find critical data from main memory dumps.
    • Sure, they don't do physical memory dumps (and as such don't allow you do undo things that were only performed in memory in the first place), but that's what Hibernate is for.
    • The idea is that eventually we'll max out the AI's storage space, forcing it to do a memory dump.
    Example sentences
    • It is worth noting that IMAP is a text-based protocol, so a simple ASCII dump of the packet contents is an appropriate way to show them.
    • Trouble is, the raw dump consists entirely of memory addresses.
    • Instead of file system dumps, this data set contained specific file system information such as changed files, inode information, and important log files.
  • 4 (unpleasant place) [colloquial]
    lugar (masculine) de mala muerte
    Example sentences
    • Ricky was the manager, or boss, of this dump of a convenient store.
    • Someday, she'd own her own store but until then she was stuck working in this dump.
    • I refrain from saying anything but I'm surprised anyone could be protective of this dump.
    Example sentences
    • They stage stunts in which, in but one example, they take a dump in a toilet on display in a hardware store.
    • I sure don't want to lug my computer into the bathroom while I take a dump and read…
    • Or is that just for us regular folk who don't drink champagne for breakfast and take dumps on solid gold toilets?
  • 5
    also: dumps plural
    [colloquial]to be (down) in the dumps
    estar or andar con la depre [colloquial]
    estar or andar con el ánimo por el suelo

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (get rid of)
    deshacerse de
    botar (South America exc River Plate area)
    Example sentences
    • They are being used by many, but a lot more recyclable materials are being dumped or disposed of because of a lack of effort.
    • It is illegal to dump any waste material at sea and all vessels will have to log and land their waste on returning from sea.
    • Every time someone dumps their rubbish or unwanted furniture here, we have to sort it out.
    1.2 (Business)to dump goods/products
    inundar el mercado con mercancías/productos a bajo precio
    1.3 (boyfriend/girlfriend) [colloquial]
    plantar [colloquial]
    botar (South America exc River Plate area) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • ‘Make yourselves comfortable,’ said Raphael as he dumped his bag carelessly on the sofa.
    • She carelessly dumped her books and pens on the table and, aggravated, slumped into the expensive chair.
    • She walked over in a rush to her table, and dumped her bag heavily on the floor next to her.
    Example sentences
    • When her boyfriend dumps her, you are secretly delighted.
    • If my boyfriend dumps me, I'm only picking up a block of tofu if I can throw it at his head.
    • He'd been really lax since his girlfriend dumped him.
  • 2 2.1 (set on ground)
    he dumped the bags (down) beside the car
    plantó las maletas junto al coche [colloquial]
    2.2 (leave) [colloquial] the taxi dumped us (off) at the airport
    el taxi nos dejó en el aeropuerto
    where can I dump my things?
    ¿dónde puedo dejar or poner mis cosas?
    2.3 (Computing)
    Example sentences
    • After a set amount of time, if power is not yet restored, the system will dump data from the cache to the attached RAID systems.
    • It will do this automatically, and its data will be dumped onto a public website where anyone can access it.
    • Now's your chance to dump some of those really large cached files.
    Example sentences
    • The last parameters mean the filesystem should not be dumped and checked in the second order.

intransitive verb

Phrasal verbs

dump on

verb + preposition + object
to dump on somebody (American English) [colloquial]
hablar pestes de alguien [colloquial]
poner verde a alguien (Spain) [colloquial]
Definition of dump in:
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